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    New and Reviewed on DVD For February 27th

    It’s a great week for home video releases, with a few of 2012’s best reviewed, heavily discussed, and most unforgettable films hitting DVD and Blu-ray starting today. The Criticwire Network has a lot to say about all of these films, so make sure you click on the titles below to redirect ...

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    Why 'Holy Motors' and 'Plague' Top Indiewire's 5 DVD/Blu-ray Picks This Week

    This week on DVD/Blu-ray: Indiewire's top film of 2012; one of the most harrowing documentaries of last year; Julia Loktev's haunting follow-up to "Day Night Day Night"; Paul Thomas Anderson's most ambitious film to date; and the live action follow-up to "Persepolis."

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    TOH! Top Tens of 2012 (UPDATED)

    Anne Thompson and TOH! writers Sophia Savage, Beth Hanna, Matt Mueller, Matt Brennan and more share their Top Ten Films of 2012. While there are such shared likes as "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Silver Linings Playbook," "Moonrise Kingdom," "Argo," "Zero Dark Thirty," "Amour," "Lincoln" and "Flig...

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    This Week's Year-End Catch-Up Capsules

    An impressive lead performance, a beautiful story of a couple in crisis, and an astonishing documentary in this week's catch-up capsules.

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    Critic's Picks: The Best Movies Released in 2012

    Another year, another list. While the industry is in the midst of pricey marketing campaigns for awards contenders -- dominated this time by studios with the wherewithal to position their smart fall season product as the definitive movies of the year -- critics get to play a different game. Despite ...

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Loneliest Planet' Leads Newcomers; 'Sessions' Holds Nicely

    Julia Loktev's Gotham Award nominated "The Loneliest Planet" led a generally uneventful weekend at the indie box office, topping fellow newcomers "The Other Son" and "District of Corruption."

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    Weekend Preview: Julia Loktev's Psychological Slow Burner 'The Loneliest Planet,' An Ambitious but Flawed 'Cloud Atlas'

    While "Cloud Atlas" gets all the attention this weekend (good and bad), several other films are worth checking out for those not interesting in spending nearly three hours watching movie stars play multiple parts (races, genders, etc) to a mostly unsatisfying conclusion. While ambitious an...

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    Interview with Julia Loktev - Writer and Director of The Loneliest Planet

    Women and Hollywood: Where did you get the idea for this film?

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    Out This Week: 10 Reviews of New Releases, From 'Cloud Atlas' to Tony Bennett

    This weekly column is intended to provide reviews of nearly every new indie release (and in certain cases studio films), including some VOD titles. Specific release dates and locations follow each review.

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    FUTURES: 'The Loneliest Planet' Star Hani Furstenberg Movies Beyond the Israeli Stage

    Why She's On Our Radar: Hani Furstenberg has already made great strides as an actress in the Israeli theater with occasional, and equally successful, forays into film. She has already worked with two giants of contemporary Israeli cinema: Eytan Fox, who cast her in the gay soldier drama "Yossi and J...

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